Bayawak In English – Tagalog To English Translations

What Is “Bayawak” In English? (Answers)

BAYAWAK IN ENGLISH – There are several English words that do not have a direct translation in Tagalog, that’s why we need context to fully translate them.

Bayawak In English - Tagalog To English Translations

In this article, we are going to talk about the English translation of the Tagalog word “Bayawak” based on context.

A bayawak refers to a “monitor lizard”. It is a big lizard that eats meat and belongs to the family Varanidae of the Varanus species. These animals are distinct due to its big size.

Monitor lizards also have long necks and powerful tails, and sharp claws. Adults could grow over 3M or almost 10 ft like in the case of the Komodo Dragon.

Bayawak In English - Tagalog To English Translations
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Depending on where they live, monitor lizards could eat meat and eggs, along with other reptiles. However, some also eat fruits and vegetation.

However, in the Philippines, due to hunting and urbanization, the Bayawak had become endangered. Residents of urban areas usually kill and cook these animals whenever they are found in canals. Because of this, the number of bayawak went into a rapid decline.

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